Minnehaha Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country October/November 2007

The cake is traditionally a three-layered affair filled with raisins and almonds and topped with a burnt sugar frosting.

SERVES10 to 12 (Makes 1 cake)

TIME1 hour

Minnehaha Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Minnehaha cake is named for the fictional princess in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's famous 1855 poem Song of Hiawatha. By the late 1800s, newspapers and cookbooks across the country were publishing recipes for this popular special-occasion d...

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